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. i plan to vote for this bill, h.r. 6156, even though i remain strongly opposed to granting russia permanent normal trade relations or pntr, at this time. i would like to explain the reasons why. those who argued for granting russia pntr, which has until now been prevented by what is known as the jackson-vanik amendment, focus on the supposedly bilateral trade benefits. the issue that concerns me and many members is not trade but human rights. advocates of repeal say that the jackson-vanik amendment is outdated and is purely symbolic and therefore should be disregarded. but in the ira of human rights, madam speaker, symbols can have a very great importance. over the years jackson-vanik has become a sign of the continuing u.s. commitment to human rights in russia and elsewhere. repealing the amendment could very well be interpreted as an indication that our commitment is now weakening. this would be a terrible signal to send at a time when putin is in the process of imposing ever tighter restrictions on all opposition to his regime, especially democratic activists and any others who
a historic arms control agreement with russia which has reduced the number of nuclear weapons that are actively deployed, and he has rebalanced and refocused american foreign policy to the most important region of the world, the asia pacific region. on the whole i would have to give him a very high marks. >> i see. how would you assess romney's approach to foreign policy? >> well, that's a good question. it is not clear what will be romney's approach to foreign policy because i think there are two romneys. there is the hawkish romney who seems to be wanting to pursue a policy that considers certain states as enemies, where military action may be seriously contemplated and he has referred to nuclear iran and syria, russia, as a big adversaries and then there is the other romney that we saw in the presidential debate and this romney was a romney that was much more moderate, realistic, and a presidential candidate who used the word peace so many times and much more than president obama. so we will know until he takes office who will not true romney in terms of foreign policy. >>
corner. >>> the united states facing russia and the u.s. fell behind one-0, and 2-1. late in the game, three minutes to injury time and deflects off the of the defender, the 22-year-old and he had the first international goal helping the u.s. tie russia 2-2 and geo gonzalez in the running for tonight's national league cy young award and the sophomore auto porter is not in the lineup tonight when they host liberty and suffering from a concussion-like simp ton. >> and he's a look at what is coming up at 10. >>> we're focusing on the manhunt and by a crime spree in d.c. talking about a sexual assault and several robberies within a matter of hours. where this happened and the clues police want you to see. plus, millions of kids nationwide are waiting months for a doctor's appointment. we'll tell you what is behind the severe pediatrician shortage and why a local college lost the national ranking in a prestigious list. the answer and campus reaction tonight on fox 5 news at 10. brian. >> and see you then. one last look at the forecast. jew sue. >> another chilly night at hand and seeing th
-ranking official in russia in an adaptation of the novel. she begins an affair with a handsome cavalry officer and an ultimatum is issued. rated r. >> that is what she said. >> things get complicated in silver linings playbook. brett pulley cooper has been released from a mental hospital after finding his wife cheating. he needs to jennifer lawrence, and the fight through neuroses. but as the box office previous. >> coming up next, your maryland lottery numbers, and another check of the insta- weather-plus forecast. first, a look at how south and night, the end of an era -- house brands is looking to go out of business if the era of what that means for a cut products fare -- if what that means for iconic product the bnd -- the toyota companies as we are looking at the cheapest prices in nearly a decade. a brawl is still leading questions for police. wheelock of how the massive crowd that turned violent was handled. now, your maryland lottery numbers. >> the maryland lottery celebrates purple friday all season long. >> happy purple friday. we are ready. 0 5 0 050. introducing five-card cash. mo
ride. they are working on a new two men bobsled to bring it to the games and sochi russia. this has been in the works for about one year, a prototype of already been delivered and the west team thinks it could be a major boost for their medal hopes. the women won in 2002, but the two men gold medal has not been won by the americans since 1936. this is a big deal. they are hoping to win a. they are hoping bmw can help. there are specific rules on how you can build them. but bmw believes there bobsled could be the winner that could help the united states team win the gold which they have not done in the two men and more than 50 years. we are looking forward to this which will be in park city utah and in two years with could see this for the olympic team and russia. back to you. >> thank you. it is 5:27. call outside. the news continues at 5:30. >> still ahead, maryland voters approved gambling in the state. john gonzalez live >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> lawmakers expected to speak about what the fbi and cia know about the david petraeus scan
: russia welcomed the news. china's leaders say they're optimistic a second obama term will give both a time to improve their relationship. israel's prime minister says he will continue to work with president obama to protect the citizens. british prime minister david cameron was in the middle east when the results came in. he vowed to work with president obama to end the syrian conflict and bring stability to the region. >> one of the first things is how we much do more to solve the crisis. >> reporter: the results dominated presses. president obama has huge support in europe. one poll shows that if europeans could vote, nine out of ten would choose obama. >> i'm very pleased. i wanted obama to win and i'm glad he got back again. >> i was surprised actually. i thought romney might win. >> reporter: while some brits waited to read about the results, many americans stayed up all night to wait for a winner. >> . he is just absolutely magnificent. >> reporter: a london pub handed out maps to u.s. spotters who couldn't be home to celebrate. monica villamizar, cbs news, london. >> embassie
to let countries control the internet contact in their own borders. russia is backing that. some arab countries are pushing for identification of all internet users. some developing nations are asking to be have individual websites pay to reach users across internal borders. changes to the open internet policy could three new sensorship and give new ammunition to countries that try to silence critics in iran or china. the united states government opposes all the changes. as do tech giants like google, facebook, and microsoft. officials with the u.n. group say this has nothing to do with sensorship but they want to update the country treaty which has stayed the same since 1988 long before the internet became such a household term. long before we used it. and now the counterterrorism and computer crime analyst who is live with us this afternoon. you start reading this stuff and it is this weird soup. what, exactly, are they doing? >>guest: well, this is atlas shrugged. they are trying to do it under "we want to tax" and it is certain things about revenue and the sender pays but it boils
, the house had one bill on the agenda, the bill that would normalize u.s. trade relations with russia and that passed by a vote of 365-43. the senate has yet to take up their version of the measure. a capitol hill reporter fills in the details. >> sports of this bill normalizing trade relations with russia are saying it's long overdue and good for the nation's economy. why is that? >> well, it >> it will hopefully double exports to russia from the united states. it will go across a broad group of products. manufacturers are backing it strongly. it could be airplanes and parts associated with that. locomotives, chemicals, food, clothing. it seems russia likes u.s. products. we expect there to be good and quick growth. >> how is lining up to oppose it? >> it has wide support on capitol hill. even the administration backs the bill. it does seem to have broad support across washington and the country for businesses that want to export products to russia. >> with all of the legislation and that remains to be done in the lame-duck session, this is the first one. what are the prospects in th
the world war iii. host: let's go to russia. before the elections, president obama was heard on a hot microphone telling dmitry medvedev that he would have more flexibility after the election. what was he referring to? host: -- guest: romney is sent one of his sons to speak to one of the aids of vladimir putin. policy someone gets frozen during an election. russian policy, in particular. president who was prime minister during that time and now is president again. the relationship with russia has been somewhat fractious lately. secretary of state hillary clinton accused the russians of ridding their election. there were concerned for these popular protests in moscow where there was great oppression by the government and who lashed out at the united states as well. -- and putin lashed out. one of the earlier policies was for a russian reset, and attempted to take a relationship that was good at one. that had turned very fractious and taken from a basic transactional relationship, just dealing with things as they came out, to building a new, strategic relationship in russia. that has so
of this -- also the building of international coalitions. russia will be a big player. and on iran, what are our international allies, partners, the guys we do business with at the u.n. -- where is everyone else prepared to be before we go forward? host: on russia, this is the "wall street journal." the defeat was a relief in russia because mitt romney had called moscow the number one political foe of the u.s. it was added that mr. vladimir putin sent a telegram to mr. obama that the kremlin said was secret until the u.s. revealed the contents. dmitry medvedev posted a "congratulations" on twitter. so that was from russia. another foreign policy issue is china. here is the "new york times." warm words from china with a subtext of warning. robust relationships with china while maintaining traditional military ties with the u.s. we do not want to be forced to choose between beijing and washington but what is going on here? guest: it has to be looked at in the context of the campaign that just ended. china emerged as a symbol -- for romney, obama's regas overseas, his inability to stand up to this
to their estimates, will overtake saudi arabia and russia as the world's top oil producer by 02017. beneficiary by 2017. the i.e.a. chief economist told a news conference in london that he believed the united states would overtake russia as the biggest gas producer by a significant margin by 2015 and by 2017 would become the world's largest oil producer producer. will this prediction hold out? i don't know. but are we on our way towards significant gains in terms of our energy independence? yes, we are. the language in section 313, which this amendment proposes to strike -- i want to be very clear about this -- does not affect programs that have been discussed here in such areas as hydrogen fuel as a fuel of choice for engine design or doing away with r&d dollars. it is just not true. it states in part that this restriction goes to the cost of producing or purchasing alter national fuels if they exceed the cost of producing traditional fossil fuel that would be used for the same purpose -- that's very narrowly defined. there is a second paragraph in section 313 that goes to an exception to this
to be the world's top oil producer but fell behind saudi arabia and russia in recent decades. >> a new report projects the u.s. will become the biggest oil producer by 2020. the report also finds the u.s. will become self-sufficient by 2035. >>> and as we discuss power problems in the u.s., a dprup of african teenagers have discovered a way to use our body's own resources. the urine powered generator can power 6 hours of power from one liter. the result is pushed into the generator. there are pros and cons but we applaud them for research and efforts. >> 9:19 now. a popular retailer jumps on the early black friday specials. when target plans to open. >> plus, remember this song. a lot of us are happy when it faded away. but the producers are out with a new internet star which song is about thanksgiving. >> thanksgiving, thanksgiving. >> i hope not. >> first, let's check in with holly. >> reporter: if a picture is worth a thousand words, what would be the value of a thousand pictures? this is one of the many exhibits that makes up foto week dc. coming up, some of this year's winners talk to us
the wife of a ranking official in russia. and the social scene drops forcing jude law to offer an ultimatum to his bride. >> things get complicated in the playbook. bradley trooper has just been released from a mental hospital after finding his wife shooting, he is living with his parents when he meets jennifer lawrence. they just may find happiness without pharmaceuticals. that is rated r. >> i think that looks really good. i think it opened some places last weekend. >> 5:51. 38 degrees. >> ravens-steelers game -we have the latest- injury report next in sports. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. ♪ hqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqho >> time for your answers to the water cooler question of the day. what is your favorite part of the ravens-steelers rivalry? >> it is funny to watch them argue back and forth. keeping those responses coming. i know about that, yes i do. >> now 11 sports with keith mills. >> good morning. it is indeed a purple friday as we look ahead to the ravens- steelers on sunday. and the ravens are three-point favorites. ben roethlisberger is ou
report says the assad regime received help from russia as international sanctions are beginning to cripple the syrian economy. eight round-trip flights between moscow and damascus delivering more than 200 tons of, quote, bank notes into syria. u.s. and european sanctions include a ban on syrian currency in an attempt to slow the violence that's killed thousands of people. syria and russian officials have so far not responded to the reports. >>> overseas tens of thousands are rallying today in cairo's tahrir square protesting what they view as a blatant power grab by president mohamed horsey. with tensions mounting yesterday, morsi appeared to soften his controversial attempt to award himself near absolute power above the reach of the law. in a vaguely worded statement, morsi spokesman backtracked slightly saying that only acts of sovereignty would be immune from oversight. >>> well, u.s. consumers went big this weekend for small business saturday. millions of holiday shoppers spent a total of $5.5 billion during the third annual local business shopping event. mika spent half of
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itself swimming in controversy over a proposed plan to import 18 more of them from russia. >> we feel like our role is not only to have animals so that people can be inspired by seeing them, but we also have to have them to learn from them. >> reporter: the whales all captured in the last seven years would be spread out over six aquariums in the u.s. the first such import in almost two decades. >> we want to ensure that that population is robust and can be maintained. and these belugas can be around for future generations to enjoy. >> this is about money. this is about ticket sales. >> reporter: dr. laurie marino, a neuroscientist at emory university, is among the thousands of people who criticize the plan during an online comment period. she also points out that a newborn beluga whale died at the georgia aquarium earlier this year. >> their lives are ruined in captivity. they will be in socially deprived situations. where their autonomy is taken away. >> reporter: the plan has drawn the attention of peta, and actress kim bassinger, who in a letter last month to the governor called th
be the job for you. >> reporter: while russia today carries a typical quote, the whole process american elections is fundamentally anti-democratic. in rural kenya, a bull fight. one named obama, the other romney. but make no mistakes, many the world over see this election as hugely important to them. >> america's the powerhouse of the world. the sooner america's better, the sooner the world's better. >> i'd love to see a great pickup in the u.s., more than anything. europe has stalled. >> reporter: does this really affect business day to day, internationally? >> yes, seriously, very important indeed. not just the business but also for the markets. it's all about confidence. it doesn't matter who wins, it's making sure we get a clear decision one way or the other. >> reporter: on security, many see the american stance as directly affecting them. >> the u.s. role which is in effect one of the policemen the world is something that has to be rethought. whether it's affordable. >> reporter: in europe, 75% of voters would choose obama. in israel, polls strongly favor romney who has vocally su
mother gavebi birth is today a shrine. >> in fact, he was born in russia when his father was with the russian military. >> by the early 1980s, it seems that they had carved out a really significant niche himself within the power structure. >> kim jong il was a character of fun to a lot of people in the western world because he was short and had that bea bouffantr and wore elevator shoes. he was, in truth, an incredible dictator. >> it a was often reported thate liked american culture. >> he loved american film. he supposedly had a library of many thousands of films. he once had a south korean actress, his favorite south korean actress, abducted. she was kidnapped from a beach in hong konged and taken to norh korea and required to become basically his actress slave. >> they have a history and trend of kidnapping people. that's how they went about that, with film, and that's how they went about it with my great uncle. >> chicago native mike kim's own family has experienced the cruelty of the north korean regime. y great uncle was a leading engineer. >> that would be your gr
mother gave birth is today a shrine. >> in fact he was born in russia when his father was with the russian military. >> by the early 1980s it seemed that he had carved out a really significant niche for himself within the power structure. >> kim jong-il was a character of fun to a lot of people in the western world. because he was short and had that bouffant hair and wore elevator shoes. he was in truth a very brutal dictator. >> he has incredibly expensive taste in everything from alcohol to cigarettes to expensive boats. >> it was reported he loved american culture. >> he loved american culture. he had a library of many thousands of films. he once had a south korean actress, his favorite south korean actress abducted. she was kidnapped from the beach in hong kong and taken to north korea and required to become basically his actress slave. >> he had a history of kidnapping people. that's how -- inaudible) >> his own family experienced the cruelty of the north korean regime. >> migrate uncle was a leading engineer. >> your grandmother's brother. >> my mom and others in
a nuclear threat was a real problem. but during those days, the cold war really focused on russia and the united states. two powerhouses. so fast toward, you have a vietnam. many of you may have served in vietnam. then you fast forward and we were going to have russia, the berlin wall came down. we were going to get some benefits of that peace dividend. peace dividend in the intelligence community was multiple stance. so picky stand, they became a challenge in terms of one's ability of government, stability of resources and data we know about those particular companies. move on forward, 9/11 happens. everyone of you in this room remembers where you work. i was on the steps of the pentagon. i literally walked out of the building and was there for a meeting and i remember hearing on that gorgeous day an eerie sound. it was like a plane took a wrong turn but i did not know it was a plane. because planes go up and down the potomac regularly. the next thing i knew, i was on the bottom of the stairs and i'm thinking how they get from the top to the bottom of the stairs? the plane had hi
at the height of the cold war where it was just the united states and russia, and now i think we have to drain the swamp. there is no other way, a sane way ahead >> you worry about rogue states, of course. you worry about terrorists. you worry about accidents. have you a movie "countdown to zero" which makes this argument in a really compelling way, and it telling the story of one russian man who actually tried to sell nuclear material to al qaeda. >> yes. >> the vignette of that was rather a low level worker in a uranium plant in the former soviet union, and he knew that by taking -- he could secrete very small amounts of highly enriched uranium, and he had a buyer that was a representative al qaeda, and the whole reason that he wanted to sell that was so that he could get a refrigerator. i mean, for him that was what -- that's all it was to him, a means to, you know, make his personal life a little better. >> queen noor, when you look at this and say you want the u.s. to lead the way and russia to lead the way in reducing nuclear arsenals. the counterargument is wait a minute all the bad act
coalitions. russia will be a big player. and on iran, what are our international allies, partners, the guys we do business with at the u.n. -- where is everyone else prepared to be before we go forward? host: on russia, this is the "wall street journal." the defeat was a relief in russia because mitt romney had called moscow the number one political foe of the u.s. it was added that mr. vladimir putin sent a telegram to mr. obama that the kremlin said was secret until the u.s. revealed the contents. dmitry medvedev posted a "congratulations" on twitter. so that was from russia. another foreign policy issue is china. here is the "new york times." warm words from china with a subtext of warning. robust relationships with china while maintaining traditional military ties with the u.s. we do not want to be forced to choose between beijing and washington but what is going on here? guest: it has to be looked at in the context of the campaign that just ended. china emerged as a symbol -- for romney, obama's weakness overseas, his inability to stand up to this rising asian power. the united states
issue, do you plan to have a vote on the russia trade and human rights legislation? >> you'll have to ask mr. cantor. i don't schedule the floor. >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say you could use the raising of the debt limit in 2013 as leverage on the fiscal cliff? >> it's an issue that's going to have to be addressed, sooner rather than later. >> mr. speaker, following on jake's question, a number of exit polls tuesday night said that there were an overwhelming number of americans, 60% or more, who favored raising taxes on the wealthiest of americans. will you be guide by that principle at all when you sit down to do this deal? >> the problem with raising tax rates on wealthiest americans are more than half of them are small business owners. we know 700,000 jobs would be destroyed. we also know that it would slow down our economy. the number one issue in the election was about the economy and jobs. everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants to get more americans back to work again. raising tax rates will slow down the ability to create jobs that everyone says
of the palestinian leader's belongings. now experts from france, switzerland and russia will examine arafat's remains, also looking for a possible concentration. the process will only take a few hours but samples will then be independently analyzed in labs in russia, switzerland and france and it's unclear when the first results will be made public. in his lifetime, and even after his death, yaszer arafat remains a powering figure for palestinians. but denight wanting to know the circumstances behind his illness, not everyone agrees with the exhumation. >> translator: i don't support the process this man says because the opening of the grave is disrespectful and insulting. >> i have no objection to exhuming him as long as it is done by professionals and in full respect of the leader. >> of course i'm against it, he says. it is insulting to martyr and to the palestinian people. >> reporter: the palestinian authority accused israel of being behind poisoning of arafat, a claim the israeli government refuses to comment on. it is not clear if it can be traced on the remains eight years after the palestini
, it has 2 million views, 400,000 likes and 28,000 comments and passed from romania to russia to china. and the officer himself came forward. he is lawrence deprimo, an unfailingly polite 25-year-old who still lives with his mom and dad. >> so i went up to him and i was like, buddy, where's your socks, where's your shoes? he said, i never had a pair of socks or shoes, officer, but god bless you. i knew right then i needed to help him. >> reporter: when you presented him with the boots what was his reaction? >> he couldn't believe it. he was this is too much officer. god bless you, be safe, everything. like i said, almost like you gave him $1 million. >> reporter: officer deprimo doesn't know anything about the man he helped or what's become of him, but he keeps the receipt for the $75 he spent on the boots in his bulletproof vest, a reminder for all of us about the pervasiveness of need and potential for compassion. dan harris, abc new, new york. >> just a pure act of kindness. >> and he heard -- just before he got the boots, he heard someone chuckle at the homeless guy on the street.
to end up like russia. there are thousands of family in cincinnati that have led from socialism. if we have obama as president socialism will be in the united states. host: less of a map to get a sense of where the candidates have been. -- let's look at a map to get a sense of where the candidates have been. all the candidates have been crisscrossing ohio. the other battleground states colorado, iowa, and now wisconsin. minnesota is in play. a romney in pennsylvania. the states of getting the most attention since the party conventions. they have been traveling to a total of 10 states. later this afternoon we will have live coverage of bombing donald. he will be joined by two of the romney sons. they are in virginia. good afternoon. caller: hello. i voted for obama because i am highly impressed with his leadership and the leadership he has shown throughout his administration. i am also impressed with his vice-president mr. joe biden. they work together as a team. we need to finish what we started. i also enjoyed listening to mr. biden's comment today about mitt romney. he said mitt romn
at the russians because they tell workers how to vote in russia. you would lose your job if you don't vote for this boss. what are the coke brothers doing when they demand they go to a romney fund-raiser? it's something we are going to so more of. the most important thing is we come out of the election and take a measure of all the work, getting the numbers of the irs, getting more information about what we don't know from the secret, dark money operations and try to find ways to reporm the system. >> let me make one distinction that is important. one thing that is surprising about citizens united, it doesn't seem to have tipped the scales. democrats are still -- here is outside money for the top ten -- >> three to one, isn't it? >> yes. they looked like they were going to keep the senate, now they are going keep it in spite of the money. counter factually they have more gains. the point i want to make is we have to distinguish between the partisan results of this and the ideological and governing differences. >> change comes in our system through fear. there's a reason a lot of democrats
.s. gdp grow at 2% this year. the world's gdp, the brick countries, brazil, russia, india and china are growing 3 and 4 times. >> let me ask you this, a lot of people look at the money that they have left over trying to save. i think the biggest seems overwhelming cause you are told to have a savings account and contribute to the 401 k. how do you know how much to put where i guess? >> you know, there are rules of thumb to live by. my oldest daughter just graduated from college and she was do i participate in a retirement plan? and i told her save 10%. give 10% away and live 80% of your live with the remaining funds. if you follow that for a life time, you'll be financially healthy whether you are a missionary, a teacher. but you need to have that mental discipline. whether you like to spend your money sailing or traveling. >> okay. thank you so much. clark kendall for coming in. we appreciate it. >> i enjoy being here. thanks. >> 8:22. 53 degrees. coming up next, getting in the holiday spirit with what's new this thanksgiving and christmas. and later, the incredible egg. check in
. >> also kyra nightly stars and plays the wife of a high ranking leader in imperial russia but when she begins an affair with a handsome cavalry officer the social scene erupts. the adaptation of the classic tolstoy novel is rated r. >>> and a movie getting early oscar buzz. bradley cooper stars in playbook. he plays a man just released from a mental hospital after finding his wife cheating, living with his parents when he meets jennifer lawrence who is on a few meds of her own. together they fight through their neurosis to find happiness. "silver lining's playbook" is rated r. >> this weekend you can see beautiful antique cars and custom motorcycles all while helping out a great charity in maryland. news 4's melissa mele has more about bike night three. >> reporter: we're outside the station right now. you might be wondering why i am donning this leather jacket and standing in front of a very, very expensive beautiful custom flag. here to explain we have eric. come on in, eric. and laurie. this has to do with a big event happening up in frederick north of here of course on sunday to be
. [applause] because of al gore, we have a stronger and more secure relationship with a democratic russia. we are exploring the wonders of new technology for the benefit of america and we are protecting our environment and we have reinvented the american government so it does more with less. it is a legacy unique in the history of this republic. i thank tepper for her friendship, for her crusade on behalf of our children and the mental health of the american people and always standing with us all along with her children and her family. i thank the members of our administration, the cabinet members, the members of the white house staff by. [applause] -- the members of the white house staff. i think all those part of the permanent service to the president, the white house and medical staff. be i think especially my secret service detail for serving a president determined not to be held apart from the american people. i thank the members of our campaign staff and all those who have served in this election and the work you have done. i think the leaders of our party in the congress and statehouse
communist country, like russia, where you would see the leader peering down at you. i found the symbolism of that to be crazy. it is interesting, we lawyers -- and i know you are one of themue know, you talk about the academics and the pragmatics and the reality is when you have a situation like 2000 where florida was 537 votes, you know, then the concerns are that much more acute -- >> i have to leave it -- >> not that the concerns are not good. but i think tonight we do one way or the other have a more decisive result. >> in any event, all worth evaluating as we look toward a future election, a case in ohio, using software that had not been tested to the extent that they wanted. we are going to continue to look at this in the days and weeks to come. we appreciate, doug, you being with us. >> my pleasure. >> we switch to wash d. scpr. bob cusack. brad blakeman is here. brad, let me start of -- start with you. no president has been re-leaked with such high unemployment and abysmal economic conditions. in search of an answer as to how he did it, maybe we find the answer in the fox exit pol
poor. we have seen this in russia, china, east germany -- i mean, nobody is healthy. everybody is equally miserable everybody has to understand, let's not tax the wealthy so much, and pretty soon you will not have wealthy people any more, and everybody is not going to advance and our society will be poorer for it. host: that is joe in gaithersburg, maryland, in the suburbs of washington, d.c.. one of the races watch was in massachusetts. elizabeth warren gave her speech last night. [video clip] [applause] >> you did everything that everyone thought was impossible, he taught a scrappy, first-time candidate how to get in the ring and win. [applause] you took on the powerful wall street banks and special interests, and you let them tell you what a senator that will be out there fighting for the middle class all of the time. [applause] and despite the odds, you elected the first woman senator. [applause] i want to close by noting that it was exactly 50 years ago tonight that senator. kennedy was first elected to the united states -- ted kennedy was first elected to the united state
likely mr. see if we can work a deal with iran, and forge a new relationship with china. russia is indicating an interest in working with the u.s. on nuclear non-proliferation, and there is the ongoing volatility in the middle east. all of these as the administration undergoes significant personnel and cabinet changes that come with a second term. we're back with more after the break. stay with us. ♪ >>tax cuts don't create jobs. the golden years as the conservatives call them, we had the highest tax rates, and the highest amount of growth, and the highest amount of jobs. those are facts. >>"if you ever raise taxes on the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true! what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu
already have a go. then this could be the job for you. >> reporter: while russia today carries a typical quote, the whole process of american elections is fundamentally anti-democratic. in rural kenya a bull fight, one named obama, the other romney. but make no mistake, many the world over see this election as hugely important to them. >> america is the powerhouse of the world, and the sooner that america is about thor the sooner the world is better. >> i'd love to see growth pick up in the u.s. more than anything because europe has stalled. >> reporter: does this really affect business on day to day internationally. >> this is very seriously importantly indeed, not just for business, but for the markets and it's all about confidence. it doesn't even matter who wins. it's making sure we get a clear decisive decision one way or the other. >> reporter: and on security many see the american stance as directly affecting them. >> the u.s. with a traditional role one of the policemen in the world is something that might have to be rethought, particularly a question of whether or not it's affor
. >> reporter: an unknown cyberattacker believed to be in russia infiltrated south carolina's tax computers and stole huge amounts of personal data. 3.8 million social security numbers. nearly 400,000 credit and debit card numbers. 650,000 business tax returns. michael debose, a former federal computer crime expert calls it a massive security breach. >> for an identity thief when you can get both social security numbers and all the other information on a tax return, that's a jackpot. >> our actual bank account and routing numbers. >> reporter: they discovered $4,000 in fraudulent out of state charges to the same bank account they use to pay state taxes for their catering business. >> we had to close out the business account. we had to close out credit cards. we had to close out debit cards. we had basically shut down our entire financial situation. >> reporter: the couple has now joined a class action lawsuit alleging state officials were negligent in protecting taxpayer data. >> you must have a lot of furious taxpayers in this state. >> and rightfully so. you know, this is information that
with syria and russia. this is just over an hour. >> i am going to be very brief in introducing our two panelists. i think they are -- i am also going to be in the discussion, for which jonathan promised me two cookies instead of one, for doing double duty. i am not going to say anything substantive about this panel other than looking at the u.s. side of things and the regional side of things, they mesh very well and they also mesh with the first panel. i think we all know jeffrey. the founding director of the thornton center and the senior director at the nfc under president obama for the first two plus years i guess. he has written, by the way, a wonderful book accounting that time, which i think is probably available in the brookings bookstore, and which is probably a great read. jonathan is the current acting director of the thornton center, somebody i must say that, on a personal level, when he was out in the wilds of california, some place beyond the appellation, i think, i used to turn to his right things to understand what was going on in northeast asia. i did not know him, but
be there beyond i had in mind, senator, first and, russia, china, all the calculus would be affected by a signing a bilateral security agreement. more importantly, signing an agreement reflecting well. >> i is and the others, i can't help it seems to me that they we have no continuing presence in iraq, nothing are warnings to what you were called for. which is to have a much smaller, me >> the leadership is that the afghan government is favorably disposed in a bilateral security agreement. clearly, the details both governments have come to both appear to be cautious and optimistic that we will be able to very. >> isn't keeping senator, i have i assessments my first question is do know what the command in that is interesting to me. a guy that's going to take over the command you had no impressions or ideas as to whether a troop drawdown issue between now and 2014? >> senator, have an understanding of framework in which that decision ought to be made. i certainly have identified the important burials that need to be made. i have not been involved in the detailed planning map so you are a blank slat
considerably. as you can see, there is a lot of over russia there in recent years. i also want to focus on the total number of political appointees and appointments available to each president. these are the main categories. presidential appointment with consent at the set, about 800 people, they are at the top of the executive branch, these are constitutionally established offices of the united states. each one of them is created by a congressional statute. non-career senior executive service. it has about 8000 career people, but 10% of those means nonpolitical appointees. it is a bridge gaps between the top-level executive and the next layer is of mid-level management. the next category are level 1- 15, it means general schedule. these were created in 1953. republicans were so starved of getting offices, eisenhower did not approve of patronage and did not want anything to do with a, but the pressure from the republican party was so great that they brought patronage into the white house and created in schedules c positions lower at the bureaucracy. at that time, there were about 200 of
innovators, serge jay brinn, born in russia, co-founder of google in my county, that employs thousands and thousands of americans. he didn't come here because of his degree. he came with his parents. jerry yang, founder of yahoo, grew up in east san jose he didn't come because he got admitted to stanford he came with his family. andy grove, a legend at intel, didn't come because of his degree, he came as a refugee. i'm reminded of my grandfather and what he brought that country. at age 16, he got on a boat, he never saw his parents again. he never got a degree. i he came to america because he wanted to be free. he worked hard all his life. i was the first one, i went to stanford university, i was the first in my family to go to college. but i was -- i'm here today in congress because my grandfather, without an education, but with a lot of heart, with enough get up and go to get up and go came to become an american. i am sure that if you examined the history of so many members of congress you would find in their family tree people who had enough get up and go to come to the united state
in controversy over a proposed plan to import 18 more of them from russia. >> we feel like our role is not only to have animals so that people can get inspired but to learn from them. >> reporter: the whales all captured in the last seven years would be spread out over six aquariums in the u.s. the first such import in almost two decades. >> we want to ensure that population is robust and can be maintained. and these belugas can be around for future generations to enjoy. >> this is about money. this is about ticket sales. >> reporter: a neuroscientist at emery university is among the thousands of people who have criticized the plan during an online comment period. she also points out that a newborn beluga whale died at the georgia aquarium earlier this year. >> their lives have ruined in captivity. they will be in a socially deprived situation where their autonomy is taken away. >> reporter: the plan has drawn the attention of peta and kim basinger who called the idea extremely cruel. but officials at the aquarium claim those critics are a vocal minority. the proof, they say, is in the more tha
that the administration shall brief the appropriate committees on the dialogue between the united states and russia on issues related to or limits on or controls on nuclear arms, missile defense systems or long-range conventional strike systems. i think it's the administration's interest to consult with the congress and keep us adequately briefed on these discussions because they could, of course, eventually lead to an agreement which might then require the advice and consent of the senate. i note former senator arthur vandenberg once said if i'm going to be on the crash landing, i want to be on the takeoff. meaning it's much easier for the administration to obtain our consent if they seek our advice during the consultation process. i will confess this amendment was prompted by recent press stories, including one on november 8 which reported that our ambassador to russia, michael mcfall, said, and i quote -- "president obama would like to have a serious conversation with president putin about a further round of reductions in nuclear weapons to build on the new start treaty." end of quote. and i con
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